Ryan Eras

 

The Niagara 2020 Declaration

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 30, 2020

Explaining why a free church is good for all of society, and introducing the Niagara Declaration on the liberties of the church in Canada and the circumstances that prompted its drafting.

 

The Church in Lockdown, Part 2

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 22, 2020

As civil authorities seek to control an increasing number of societal roles and functions, what is the Christian’s responsibility in a democratic society? How do the church and family provide a meaningful check to an excess of state power?

 

The Church in Lockdown, part 1

by Joe Boot and Nathan Oblak and Ryan Eras

September 16, 2020

What is the distinct nature and calling of the church and its role in society, and what is the responsibility and the historic response of Christians and pastors in times of widespread illness?

 

Complementarianism is Not Enough

by Andrew Sandlin and Ryan Eras

March 6, 2020

Andrew Sandlin explains the history of the complementarian movement, what it got right and wrong, and a biblical approach to understanding masculinity and femininity.

 

A Christian Perspective on Environmentalism

by Cal Beisner and Ryan Eras

February 21, 2020

Cal Beisner, founder of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, explains the relationship between biblical stewardship of the earth and care for the poor, how environmental concern got co-opted by socialism, and how Christians can improve our stewardship of creation.

 

On the Church

by David Robinson and Joe Boot and Michael Thiessen and P. Andrew Sandlin and Ryan Eras

February 21, 2020

The church has a significant, but not ultimate, role to play in the life of the believer, in the culture, and in the Kingdom of God.

 

Evangelism as Warfare

by Cory McKenna and Ryan Eras

February 14, 2020

Have we developed a peacetime mentality in a wartime reality? Cory McKenna of the Cross Current discusses the biblical basis for doing evangelism, the need to normalize evangelism as a discipline of Christian life, and evangelism as warfare, taking the gospel into enemy-occupied territory.

 

How to be a Christian in Politics

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

December 6, 2019 | Isaiah 9:6-7

Joe Boot concludes our Advent interview on the Christian view of government with some biblical wisdom for Christians entering politics, and for private citizens seeking a godly political order.

 

The Government will be upon His Shoulders

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

December 5, 2019 | Isaiah 9:6-7

Jesus governs our hearts and lives, but His rule on the throne of David extends over the whole universe. One of the things that attends the growth of Christ's Kingdom is growing peace as the effect of the gospel goes out by His people.

 

The Government will be upon His Shoulders

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

November 29, 2019

Joe Boot reopens the podcast just in time for Advent, to talk about the biblical understanding of government and its proper place under the lordship of Christ.

 

The Power Motive of Humanistic Culture

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

November 8, 2019 | Ephesians 2:1-2

On this week's podcast we return to Joe Boot's book, Gospel Culture: Living in God's Kingdom. This chapter details some of the ways that godless man seeks to dominate his environment and his neighbour, and closes with the assurance that the God of peace will soon crush Satan under our feet.

 

The Death of Man and Crisis of the Social Order

by Joe Boot and Ryan Eras

October 18, 2019

We bring you the next chapter from Joe Boot's book Gospel Culture, reading about the death wish of modern man, alienated from God, the world, and himself.